Welcome to the Manti-La Sal National Forest 

The deep sandstone canyons, mountaintops, meadows, lakes, and streams of the Manti-La Sal National Forest create a diverse landscape.  From the Abajos and La Sals in southeastern Utah to the Wasatch Plateau and Sanpitch mountains hundreds of miles away in central Utah, the Forest is a welcome retreat.

What you may not know about the Manti-La Sal. . .

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Current Closure Orders

Skyline Drive Temporary Road Closure Special Order

Rescinding Order: Forest Service Area, Roads and Trails Mammoth Fire 9-12-2019

Closure Order: Forest Service Area, Roads and Trails Mammoth Fire 09-06-2019

Rescinding Order Peavine Canyon Fire Closure 8_14_2019

Updated Peavine Canyon Fire Closure Order 7_23_2019

Peavine Canyon Fire Closure -- Includes Map

Temporary Closure of Forest Service Roads

Forest Road 50022 (Ferron Canyon) Closure -- Includes Map

RESCINDED: Trail Mountain Fire Closures

Coal Hollow Fire Closure Order 04-10-3-19-02  Dated April 8, 2019

Map, Order 04-10-3-19-01

RESCINDED: Trail Mountain Restoration Closure

Straight Canyon Closure



Avalanche Forecasts

Skiers along snow faceThe Utah Avalanche Center saves lives. The Utah Legislature has designated the first week of December each year as Avalanche Awareness Week. During Avalanche Awareness Week, Utah Avalanche Center and its partners will host events, classes, and other activities to promote avalanche awareness, education and safety. Check out www.utahavalanchecenter.org for up to date forecast information. Click photo to see how the Avalanche Center prepares avalanche forecasts.

Eric Trenbeath will be hosting a Backcountry 101 course on avalanches February 15-16, 2020 in Moab, UT.  For more information see the Utah Avalanche Center's website here....

Special Needs Fishing Day

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Every year the USDA Forest Service, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, and Bowie Resources Skyline Mine and their partners sponsor a free fishing day for people with special needs who live in Carbon and Emery Counties. Here are some of our favorite moments at the year's Fishing Day.

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Every Kid In A Park

Every Kid In A Park

Every Kid In A Park is a program that allows U.S. 4th graders to get a free pass that will cover entrance fees at federal recreation lands such as US Forest Service sites.

Candland Mountain Trailhead

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The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has donated a trailhead and parking lot in Huntington Canyon to the Forest. The trailhead gives users access to the Candland Mountain Trail and other trails.

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Forest Plan Revision Mailing List

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